Bouverie Street to Bowling Green Lane by Arthur C. Armstrong

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Bouverie Street to Bowling Green Lane

Fifty-five Years of Specialized Publishing

by Arthur C. Armstrong

Hodder & Stoughton, 1946 [First Edition], black and white frontispiece, black and white plates, red colour dipped top fore-edge, hardcover

Very Good Condition, a little edge and shelf wear, a little rubbing, otherwise tight and bright in binding, no inscriptions (see photographs)

"In the early 'nineties there were two new pioneers in two distinctive fields of journalism: one was Edmund Dangerfield, who set a new standard in technical and semi-technical periodicals; the other was Alfred Harmsworth, who inspired the form of the modern newspaper and became Lord Northcliffe.  Between the two there was an indirect link.  
It all began in ramshackle printing works owned by the Dangerfield brothers in Bouverie Street, London, near the Temple.  From that early location the business had assumed the title of Temple Press some years before this story opens..."


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